Minneapolis-St. Paul – T-Wolves Gaming, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves and NBA 2K League reigning champion, today announced the schedule of regular-season matchups and tournaments for its second season which begins March 24-28 with THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T at the NBA 2K League Studio. On Wednesday, April 1, T-Wolves Gaming will begin their season against Hawks Talon GC at 9:00 p.m. ET.
The NBA 2K League season will consist of 16 regular-season weekly contests and three tournaments, THE TIPOFF, THE TURN and THE TICKET, in which teams will compete for banners that link to form THE BANNER CHAIN powered by AT&T. All 23 teams will compete in THE TIPOFF and THE TURN and the 14 teams not in the top nine playoff seeds will compete in THE TICKET, in which the winning team will earn the 10th and final playoff spot. Over the course of the season the NBA 2K League will award $1.4 million in prize money. The majority of weekly games will be played at the NBA 2K League Studio on Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays and will be streamed via the league’s Twitch and YouTube channels.
On February 22, T-Wolves Gaming participated in its second NBA 2K League draft at Terminal 5 in New York City. The team completed its six-man roster by selecting Xavier “Big Saint” St. James and Christopher “Detoxys” Doyle.
T-Wolves Gaming will once again train at the state-of-the-art T-Wolves Gaming Training Center located on the skyway level of Mayo Clinic Square, which also houses the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx Practice Courts and business offices in downtown Minneapolis.
T-Wolves Gaming’s schedule is highlighted by a matchup with Gen.G Tigers on April 25, who are in their inaugural season of the NBA 2K League and mark the first 2K League team outside of North America. Also this season, a round robin matchup has T-Wolves Gaming playing Pacers Gaming, Bucks Gaming and Pistons GT in the same day on June 13. T-Wolves Gaming will be hosting these events on April 25 and June 13 in the Twin Cities market. Location for these games will be announced at a later time.
2020 T-Wolves Gaming Schedule:
March 24: THE TIPOFF (TIME TBD)
April 1: 9:00pm vs Hawks Talon GC
April 2: 8:00pm vs Grizz Gaming
April 10: 8:00pm vs NetsGC
April 15: BYE WEEK
April 25: 1:00pm vs Gen.G Tigers*
May 2: 3:00pm vs Hornets Venom GT
May 6: BYE WEEK
May 14-16: THE TURN TOURNAMENT (TIME TBD)
May 22: 9:00pm vs Blazer5 Gaming
May 28: 9:00pm vs Jazz Gaming
May 29: 9:00pm vs 76ers GC
June 4: 8:00pm vs Lakers Gaming
June 13: 3:00pm vs Pacers Gaming, 5:00pm vs Bucks Gaming, 6:00pm vs Pistons GT*
June 17: BYE WEEK
June 24: 8:00pm vs Warriors Gaming Squad
June 25: 8:00pm vs Kings Guard
July 4: BYE WEEK
July 8: 8:00pm vs Mavs Gaming
July 9: 9:00pm vs Magic Gaming
July 15: BYE WEEK
*Games hosted in the Twin Cities market
For more information on T-Wolves gaming, fans can follow the team on Twitch, Twitter and YouTube.
ABOUT T-Wolves Gaming:
T-Wolves Gaming is the NBA 2K League Defending Champion and one of 21 esports teams competing in the NBA 2K League founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software. The NBA 2K League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, T-Wolves Gaming draws inspiration from the Timberwolves pack mentality and aspiration for team excellence that will propel a new generation of esports fans and players. T-Wolves Gaming trains at the state-of-the-art T-Wolves Gaming Training Center at Mayo Clinic Square in downtown Minneapolis.
About the NBA 2K League
The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO), launched in 2018 and features the best NBA 2K players in the world. Each of the league’s 23 teams features six players who compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs. NBA 2K League partners include Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Champion Athleticwear, Facebook, HyperX, New Era, Panera Bread, Raynor Gaming, SCUF Gaming, and Stance. For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.